Grammy Award winner Jay-Z is once again in the news for his rumored retirement that does not seems to happen anytime soon. Previously, the singer announced his reinterment in 2003 but returned with a new album three years later. Even though the hip-hop star is not in the studio for a long time but he revealed he has not shut the door of his career.
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Jay-Z retirement’s announcement at Kevin Hart’s show
Jay-Z was in conversation with Kevin Hart during an episode of Peacock talk show Hart to Hart. Kevin Hart asked Jay-Z about his feelings about his retirement, to which the singer responded, “I tried that. I’m terrible with what I say”. His later statement is mentioned below.
“I just needed a break but I really thought that you know I was really burnt out that time. I was releasing an album every year 96, 97, 98”.
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Fans’ reaction to the statement
As the statement came out, fans recalled Jay-Z’s infamous retirement that he announced in 2003 and responded to the news. “it’s new HOV content man that’s always good”, a fan tweeted while showing his excitement for Jay-Z.
well….. this ruined my day BUT at least it’s new HOV content man that’s always good. 🐐— CUFF IT BABY 🐐 (@hovamine) July 13, 2022
I can't hear Kevin say "damn" like that without thinking of that Don Cheadle interview 🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/saLZdqW2Qm— duraggawd (@TheDuragGawd) July 14, 2022
A user appreciated the interview and said, “a nice interview with Kevin Hart”.
Jay Z said he’s not good at retiring from music. HIPHOP‼️ a nice interview with Kevin Hart.💯🎯 pic.twitter.com/hXBBqw9WhU— industry21mag (@industry21mag) July 13, 2022
Jay Z sits down with Kevin Hart and discussed retirement. pic.twitter.com/mA25rnQIjB— Lit Convos (@ConvosLit) July 13, 2022
A Jay-Z fan tweeted about he wants the singer to come back with a new album. He also supported the singer and said, “I’m ok with whatever path he’s on.”
As a fan of Jay, and him being my favorite artist, of course I want an album. I want a bunch more. But also as a fan of him as a man, I’m ok with whatever path he’s on. I definitely don’t want him making music just for the sake of making it. Live life and let inspiration find you— Luis De La Cruz (@jordanyroc) July 14, 2022
What is next for the pop star?
While hinting about what the future could be for the singer, he said, “I never want to say I’m retired. I just know it’s a gift and who am I to shut it off.” He later added, “It’s just like it’s open to whatever and it may have a different it may you know a different form a different interpretation”
Jay-Z also hinted that it could not be a music album that we might come back with.
“Maybe it’s not an album maybe it is I have no idea but I just you know just gonna leave it open.”
JAY-Z has been one of the top singers of his time and his entrepreneurial endeavors has crowned him as “Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire” by Forbes in 2019.
JAY-Z’s interview with Kevin Hart on “Hart to Hart” will premiere on July 14 on Peacock.